Five of the Best Fishing Knots – Part #1 – Fisherman’s Knot / Improved Clinch Knot

There are few things as heartbreaking for a fisherman or fisherwoman than to lose a big fish…especially if it’s a once in a lifetime trophy-sized fish. What’s even more heartbreaking, however, is to lose that fish because of attaching your terminal tackle to your line with a faulty or inferior knot. In this five-part video and blog series, I’ll share with you five trustworthy fishing knots that are fast and easy to tie, and that you can use for a wide variety of purposes.

#1 – Fisherman’s knot – Improved Clinch Knot

how to tie the improved clinch knot or fisherman's knot

In this first episode in the series, we’ll take a look at the fisherman’s knot, which is also commonly referred to as the improved clinch knot. This is one of the most popular knots used by fishermen all over the world. It’s fast and easy to tie and it’s proven to be a reliable knot for connecting a fly, lure, hook, or any other terminal tackle to your mainline. Check out the video below to see how it’s done…


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